Correspondence between Boston City Councilor Louise Day Hicks and Congressman John Joseph Moakley

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Title

Correspondence between Boston City Councilor Louise Day Hicks and Congressman John Joseph Moakley

Subject

Boston (Mass.)
Boston (Mass.). City Council
Boston Public Schools
Busing for school integration
Hicks, Louise Day, 1916-2003
Moakley, John Joseph, 1927-2001
Restore Our Alienated Rights (ROAR)
South Boston (Boston, Mass.)

Description

This correspondence includes a letter sent to Congressman Moakley from anti-busing advocate and Boston City Councilor Louise Day Hicks, as well as Moakley’s response. In her letter, Councilor Hicks thanks Moakley for supporting anti-busing legislation in Congress and urges him to continue to do so. In his reply, Moakley thanks her for her letter and for her support. He assures her that even though prior legislation has not been passed in Congress, he will continue to support other means of ending forced busing.

Creator

Hicks, Louise Day/Moakley, John Joseph

Source

Congressman John Joseph Moakley Papers, 1926-2001 (MS100)
Series 04 District Issues, Box 5 Folder 55

Publisher

John Joseph Moakley Archive & Institute at Suffolk University, Boston, Mass.

Date

December 2, 1975/December 9, 1975

Contributor

Kintz, Laura

Rights

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. This item is made available for research and educational purposes by the Moakley Archive & Institute. Prior permission is required for any commercial use.

Relation

View the finding aid to the John Joseph Moakley Papers for more information (PDF).

Format

JPEG (Image coding standard)

Language

English

Type

Letters

Identifier

DI-0499

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Original Format

Letters

Files

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Citation

Hicks, Louise Day/Moakley, John Joseph, “Correspondence between Boston City Councilor Louise Day Hicks and Congressman John Joseph Moakley,” Stark & Subtle Divisions: A Collaborative History of Segregation in Boston, accessed May 16, 2022, https://bosdesca.omeka.net/items/show/297.